Come to Onar and experience the perfect balance of Adventure and Relaxation. Enter our dreamy reality, open up and draw energy from the elements of nature: Water, Earth, Wood, Stone, Air, and Light…
Cobblestone trails, hinterland treasures and natural adventures on the most fertile island of the Cyclades will make your stay remarkable and significant.
Passionate for nature and sportive souls will incredibly love Andros outdoor activities. Families, colleagues on team-building trips, a group of friends looking for an unconventional nature experience will relish snorkeling, fishing, jeep excursions, hiking, scuba diving, boat trips or even swimming in a natural pool fed by a waterfall.
Andros is the first island in Europe to be recognized by the European Ramblers Association and Andros Route was certified as one of the Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe. Andros Route is a continuous hiking route more than 300 km long extending from North to South. This network of ancient trails spreads through the island and is the best way to explore it. Trail No 6 connects Vourkoti village with St. Nickolas monastery and Ahla Beach.
Follow the river lane and enjoy a magical walk in nature, surrounded by the lush greenery of the Ahla wetlands. Part of NATURA 2000, the largest network of protected areas in Europe, Ahla offers heaven to most valuable and threatened species and habitats. Depending on the season, during your walk, you will come across scented plants, giant plane trees, Schinus, ferns, osiers, but also migratory birds, swans, partridges, pheasants, hares, eels and turtles. Discover the hidden morphology of Andros with beautiful rivers and streams passing through archaeological monuments, old mills, stone walls, fountains, squares and charming chapels alternating with dense forests and verdant valleys.
Experience the adventurous climbing to Vourkoti, the village with the highest altitude in the Cyclades. Stop and enjoy a swim in one of the small swimming ponds formed by the river.
Put on a sea mask and discover the rich sea bed of the Aegean sea.
Setting off from the Ahla beach, take a boat trip and discover the hidden secrets of the island with the longest coastline in the Cyclades.
Ask us about the hidden treasure games that we organize for our younger friends inside the wetlands of Ahla and enjoy educational activities with an ecological character.
And remember, naturalistic adventures are just the start of what this island has to offer. Having ONAR as your starting point, plan one-day trips and discover the many faces of Andros. The cosmopolitan Andros Town with the neoclassical mansions and the Museum of Modern Art, Vori beach with the impressive ship wreckage, the Byzantine monasteries of Agios Nikolaos, Agia Marina and Panahrantou, the arched stone bridges and the traditional watermills at Dipotamata, the captivating beaches of Andros and its traditional villages, are only some of the places worth visiting.